Job: Assistant Research Professor, Environmental Data Science - Desert Research Institute - Reno or Las Vegas, NV


The Desert Research Institute is accepting applications for an Assistant Research Professor in Environmental Data Science. The successful candidate will have experience as an Ecosystem Scientist with a strong background in big data analysis (e.g., publicly available earth and health data, remote sensing and image processing, database development and management), as applied to current environmental problems such as wildfire ecology and hydrology, landscape adaptation to climate change, geohealth, or soil, climate and water resources record analysis. Although the area of specialization is open, the incumbent should complement existing skills in the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences (i.e., geomorphology, biology, environmental health, archeology, GIS/Remote sensing, life in extreme environments). A combination of technical and interpersonal communication skills is required. Experience in big data visualization is preferred. Additionally, an ability and interest in collaborating with colleagues in the Division of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) and the Division of Hydrological Sciences (DHS) is strongly desired. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be appointed at the Associate Research Professor rank.  The position can be located in Reno or Las Vegas, NV.

Post Date

Jan 14, 2022